Meet the Team
Kristi has been a resident to Norwalk her entire life. After graduating from Norwalk High School, she attended DMACC majoring in Office Technologies.
Before starting with Jones Family Dental in March 2019 Kristi worked as a Patient Financial Coordinator for approximately 18+ years.
In her free time, Kristi enjoys being with her husband & two boys Ty and Nick. She also enjoys walking her two fur babies, boating, grilling with family and friends and soaking up the sun!
Elma is an expanded function dental assistant with specialized endodontic training. She also works nights and weekends in the front office. Her primary role is to set up your appointments, to help verify paperwork and understand your insurance benefits. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, being an aunt, cycling, traveling and reading. She is also an avid party planner and throws awesome events for all her friends and families.
Sarah was born and raised near San Diego, CA. In 2010, she moved to Iowa with her family. Sarah graduated from Cornell University in 2018 and is hoping to enter dental school in 2021. She loves helping all the wonderful patients and learning about dentistry every day! Daily interactions with patients continue to inspire her on her journey to become a dentist. Outside of work, she enjoys travel, spending time outdoors, reading, and hanging out with her “sons”, aka her two schnauzers.
Maraine was born and raised in Newton, IA. She loves to travel and seek out adventures. Before moving back home to Iowa, she used to live in San Diego, CA where she fell in love with the west coast, the ocean and beautiful weather. She enjoys spending her free time with family and friends. Maraine recently moved to Norwalk and is excited to be a part of the community. She loves helping others and improving their oral health. Maraine looks forward to meeting you and helping you accomplish your dental goals!
Amanda is an Iowan through and through. She grew up in Waukee, graduated from Urbandale, and currently resides in Grimes. She has three beautiful children. Golf, mushroom hunting, kayaking, biking, fishing; if it's outside you will probably find her there. Her enthusiasm to excel in her field has allowed her to become specialized in several areas of the dental field. With over 17 years of dental experience, she's here to help give you the best smile possible.
Lindsay was born in raised in Oklahoma. She has a wonderful husband of fifteen years, Ryan, and three beautiful children, Kylan, Maelee and Caibree. They enjoy many things together but baseball is their favorite pastime. Go Cardinals! In 2016, they moved to Iowa and don't ever want to leave. Lindsay began working with Dr. Jones in May 2019 when he opened his practice in Norwalk. She absolutely loves working in the dental field. She enjoys caring for patients, working hard and helping Dr. Jones restore smiles.
Melissa is an expanded function dental assistant certified in phlebotomy. She joined Jones Family Dental in 2019. Melissa loves her job and is happy to work with a team that goes beyond general dentistry. She loves a challenge and is thankful that Dr. Jones values education and allows staff to learn new techniques and procedures resulting in outstanding patient care. In her spare time Melissa loves being active and trying new healthy recipes, attending concerts, painting, and traveling with her husband and dog, Olive.
Gabriela was born and raised in Centerville, IA. After graduating from college in 2007, she moved to Florida to work as an expanded function dental assistant. In 2015, she moved back to Iowa to raise a family. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, going to concerts, working outside in the yard, being active and spending quality time with her young daughter and husband. She has a passion for dentistry and loves learning all aspects of running a dental office.